ESPN Soccernet – Arsenal breeze by Braga
Cesc Fabregas and Carlos Vela net two goals a piece to see the Gunners by their Portuguese foe at Emirates Stadium. Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger had an obvious eye on this weekend’s opponents, Sunderland, as the Frenchman substituted Marouane Chamakh, Alex Song and Andrei Arshavin within seven minutes with the game well in hand.
Sky Sports – Ajax can’t handle Madrid – by James Pearson
Gonzalo Higuain scored two goals, personally seeing his team over the Dutch side, 2-0, at Bernabeu. Beside netting two, the Argentinian forward was proving his team and its fans restless by his wasteful play in the box, before finally cashing in. Madrid are now level with AC Milan in Group G.
MLSsoccer.com – United States still looking for for firepower – by Noah Davis
With an obvious lack of offensive production in the World Cup, newly-signed head coach, Bob Bradley, along with the country’s fans are all wondering where the goals will come from. In time Bradley will have option, but none seem to be a sure-fire thing with some many lingering questions.
MLSsoccer.com – Hartman in reach of shutout mark – by Steve Hunt
FC Dallas keeper, Kevin Hartman, is a mere two shutouts away from reaching the Hoops’ season record of 11. The MLS’s hottest team, Dallas, is currently on a 14-match unbeaten streak where the keeper has posted seven of his shutouts, leading his team to third place in the Western Conference.
Daily Record – Rangers feel under appreciated
Steven Davis believes that analysts aren’t giving the Glasgow side enough credit despite the reasonably weak team Sir Alex Ferguson fielded in Tuesday’s 0-0 draw at Old Trafford. Gers will be underdogs in each game they play throughout the tournament, but efforts like this get noticed.